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th. and ladies and gentlemen, mitt romney has just the car for you. >>> mitt the mendacious tells america a lemon. >> there will be no tax cut that adds to the deficit. i'll underline that, no tax cut that adds to the deficit. >> really? okay. what kind of mileage does it get? >> number one, pre-existing conditions are covered under my plan. >> huh? okay. do the brakes work? >> i'm sorry, jim, i'm going to stop this subsidy to pbs. i'm going to stop other things. i like pbs. i love big bird. >> let's not. let's let him respond. >> i get the last word. let me make this comment. >> nope. come on, mr. president, give us a peek under the hood. >> five week before the election he's saying that his big, bold idea is never mind. is the reason that governor romney is keeping all these plans to replace secret because they're too good? is it because that somehow middle class a families are going to benefit too much? ♪ i guess you're just what i needed ♪ >>> we begin with the president criticized as being less than effective last night by hyperventilating pundits across the board, but no
that carries either president obama or mitt romney to victory on november the 6th. the expectations are very different for round two, and the stakes could not be higher. the consensus is clear, the president must get his mojo back after a weak first debate that left democrats demoralized and his lead eroding in both national polls and battleground states. for romney another debate win could give him the momentum to break the president's hold on swing states like ohio and wisconsin and give him the keys to the white house. and that is why with 21 days to go, the president must use this debate to shatter the mythical mitt romney who is chas currenty entranced the voters. case in point, romney's alleged plan to create 12 million jobs through those proven pro-growth policies. guess what? they're not proven at all, none of it is. in fact, "the washington post" fact checker today gives the most essential claim of romney's campaign four pinocchios. its equivalent of a pants on fire lie. calling even the most reliable of the numbers highly conditional. fact checker glen kessler writes simply, this i
and wisconsin for the president, and mitt romney can put down his pakistan cliff notes, his atlas of sub-saharan frsk africa, his vac with us campaign and spend the rest of his days at his beach house reading binders of remorse. we have julian epstein, jonathan capehart, and here with me in new york, msnbc political analyst jonathan alter, a columnist for the bloomberg view. john capehart, if i can start with you, in the first debate mr. romney was antagonistic. in the second debate much more friendly to the president. in the third debate he became the president, agreeing with virtually everything that the commander in chief said. that debate, that wasn't a debate. that was political osmosis. >> it was incredible. as i wrote today, what a waste of time. at a certain point i began to feel like i either was listening to them in stereo or sitting in an echo chamber. mitt romney, who has campaigned on a whole lot of issues, foreign policy issues, suddenly -- >> john, i'm sorry to interrupt you -- john, i'm sorry to interrupt you, you said it was a waste of time. how can it possibly be a wast
>>> mitt romney is done with interviews. >> you guys are great. you guys are great. >> and many are done -- >> i voted for him in 2008 and i plan to stick with him in 2012. i'll be voting for he and for vice president joe biden. >> i quonder why. >> the governor who was speaking on monday night at the debate was saying things that were quite different from what he said earlier. >> you can't remember what you just said last week. >> what is the cure for romnesia? >> obama care covers pre-existing conditions. >> this fall i'm supporting richard mourdock for senate. >> he was asked again by reporters about this matter. he did not respond to those questions. >> what he said was kind of crazy. >> it doesn't change the definition. >> rape is rape. it is a crime. >> not familiar with precisely with exactly what i said but i stand by what i said whatever it was. ♪ >>> we are just a dirty dozen days from the presidential election, and with the polls tight in the seven tossup states, you might call this the lightning round where with the candidates racing across the ghunt a furious figh
political points. but shadowing the president in virginia, mitt romney waited nine minutes deep into his scintillating stump speech before even mentioning the big news of the day, delivering it like a speech at a funeral. >> there were fewer new jobs created this month than last month, and the unemployment rate, as you know, to this year has come down very, very slowly. of course, even those that have jobs are having tough times. >> okay. but give mr. romney credit because he actually admits the unemployment rate did come down. unlike prominent conservative jack welch who tweeted this morning, unbelievable jobs numbers. these chicago guys will do anything. can't debate, so change numbers. okay. tuesday he was a ruthless race baiter. yesterday he was a feckless delivery boy. today he's don corleone, and there's more where that came from. congressman west, take it away. >> you are alleging specifically that the president is engaging in a cover-up of the data. you are saying that the administration is actively manipulating that data, correct? >> well, absolutely. >> good news is all this co
to become the first president to cast an early vote before heading off to ohio. the challenger, mitt romney, has just wrapped up at his second event today in that most crucial state, the one that's picked every president since 1960. the state that no republican has ever won the white house without. a new "time" magazine poll has the president up five points in ohio by the way, but never mind, earlier today in cincinnati, romney sounded resplendent and utterly triumphant. >> i mean, do you want real big change in this country? well, you're going to get it on november 6th. >> oh, yes, a romney white house would bring change already. and not just the addition of dressage on the north lawn. what would that change look like say on foreign policy, for example? i know, let's ask former secretary of state general colin powell. >> the governor who was speaking on monday night at the debate was saying things that were quite different from what he said earlier. so i'm not quite sure which governor romney we would be getting with respect to foreign policy. >> he went on to call romney's foreign policy
, it's not going to win you pennsylvania. >>> voter i.d., which is going to allow governor romney to win the state of pennsylvania, done. >> done indeed. >> done. >> we know a judge just threw it out. >> pennsylvania's strict new voter i.d. law cannot go into effect. >> reporter: sorry, mitt, there's now more pressure on you to nail the debate. >> these debates are an opportunity for each of us to describe the pathway forward for america. >> 10,000 bucks. >> zing. >> i'm speaking. i'm speaking. i'm speaking. >> time for you -- >> you get 30 seconds. this is the way the rules work here. >> zing. >> you know, i don't know how many years i'll release. i'll take a look at what -- what our documents are -- >> zing. >> done. >> not familiar with precisely with exactly what i said but i'll stand by what i said whatever it was. >>> it is just five weeks until election day, and the stakes could not be higher. with both candidates hunkered down in last-minute debate preparations. mitt romney is out in the mile high city carb loading at chipotle today. >> how are you doing? >> are you ready
very much indeed. it's monday, october the 8th, and mitt romney's lies and half truths have now gone global. ♪ >> a tale of two mitts. mitt the hawk. >> hope is not a strategy. we can't support our friends and defeat our enemies in the middle east when our words aren't backed up by deed s. >> mitt the dog. >> clear eyes, full heart, can't lose. >> clear eyes, full heart, can't lose. >> so which mitt is it? confused? so are we. >> finally, i will recommit america to the goal of a democratic prosperous palestinian state living side by side in peace and security with the jewish state of israel. >> the palestinians have no interest whatsoever in establishing peace. i'm a president for 100% of the american people and that's the real percent people care about, not 99% versus 1%. not 47% versus anyone else. i need to get 51.1% of the americans behind me. i'm not familiar with precisely exactly what i said but i stand behind what i said, whatever it was. >> we begin with mitt romney trying to keep his newfound momentum going amid new signs that his post debate bounce may be a flop. today's
of mitt's men, can't put the facts back together again. >>> team romney struggles with the facts. >> leaders lead by putting specifics on the table. >> unemployment is going down just as a factual matter. why would congressman ryan in defiance of facts suggest otherwise? >> why is it all right to tell voters about the candy, everybody is going to get a 20% tax cut, but not tell them about the spinach, how do you pay for it and you refuse to say how you're going to pay for it. >> i wouldn't want to take the risk. no republican has. >> he was talking about abortion. he wasn't talking about the economy. >> so they put all their cards in a new conspiracy theory. >> this is the first time in 33 years that a united states ambassador has been assassinated. >> there's no doubt he's working hard to exploit this issue. gee didn't say it was a campaign issue. he said it was an issue. >> that's funny. >> not familiar with precisely with exactly what i said but i stand by what i said whatever it was. ♪ carry on my wayward son ♪ they'll be peace when you are done ♪ ♪ lay your weary hea
>> just 20 days until the election. and just 18 hours since the president gave mitt romney binders and all the mother of all spankings. not once during tuesday's presidential debate did the president let up. when the republican nominee was down, the president put his rhetorical heel on mr. romney's throat, to make sure he stayed down. a tactic he took with him on the campaign trail today. >> i've got to tell you, we don't have to collect a bunch of binders to find qualified, talented, driven young women, ready to learn and teach in these fields right now. >> yes, binders full of women. mr. romney has delivered world class stupidity during this campaign but few have stirred the passion on his answer on how he would bridge the pay gap between men and women. >> we took a concerted effort to go out and find women who had backgrounds that could be qualified to become members of our cabinet. i went to a number of women's groups and said, can you help us find folks? they brought us whole binders full of women. >> amazing. mitt's version of right to choose is to give women the option of being a tw
opinionnessgoodness. >> governor romney took another stab at trying to sell us that $5 trillion tax cut. he took another swing and he whiff. >> i'm not familiar with precisely what i said but i stand by what i said whatever it was. ♪ i've been everywhere, man >> just 19 days until the election, and it is a full-court press on the campaign trail today. the president landed just 90 minutes ago at new york's john k. kennedy airport d f. kennedy. it's part of a hectic day for the president who will face off against mitt romney once again tonight, this time on not with factual corrections, but with comedic zingers at the alfred e. smith dinner. earlier today it was up to battleground new hampshire with a massive crowd on a gorgeous fall day to get in some early jabs at his republican rival. >> on tuesday governor romney took another stab at trying to sell us this $5 trillion tax cut that favors the wealthy. he took another swing at it and he whiffed. he said i'll let you know after the election. i'm going to let you in on a little tip. when a politician tells you he's going to wait until after the
>>> good afternoon. it's monday, october the 22nd, and this is it, the president versus mitt romney for the third and final time. and watch carefully because mitt romney is going to change positions more quickly than usain bolt. snoof ♪ ♪ >> if we win florida, we win this election. >> clear eyes, full heart. >> hours left until tonight's final debate. >> president obama and mitt romney will meet face-to-face in florida. >> the president just now arriving as you see in florida. >> tonight is the candidates' last chance to reach millions of people. >> governor romney wants to politicize women. >> he went in the rose garden ansaid this was an act of terror. >> world affairs are a challenge for every candidate. >> i want to fight you. >> and i have to say i'm impressed with how well governor romney has avoided that problem. >> he went in the rose garden and said this was an act of terror. >> we got to name this condition he's going through. >> russia, this is without question our number one geopolitical foe. i'm not familiar with precisely with what exactly i said. >> i think it's c
the first question and mitt romney having the last word. but with little more than a month to election day, and early voting already under way in 35 states, our new msnbc news/wall street journal poll shows just how much magic mitt will have to bring tonight to change this game. in the national polling, a whisper of hope for romney as he trails the president by three point, 49 to 46, just within the margin of error. the problem for mr. romney, well, presidential elections are decided by electoral votes. and in that puzzle, mitt's chances are starting to crumble like a poorly constructed game of genga. it's still a close race in virginia and florida, with the president up by two in the old dominion. it's ohio with the president opening up a lead of eight points in the buckeye state, where voting is under way. with ohio joining pennsylvania, are iowa and new hampshire turning increasingly blue, that puts the president at 265 electoral votes. mitt romney would have to run the table of every other swing state to get to victory. and clearly, romney's so-called supporters are now reaching for de
>>> john sununu, the voice of the romney campaign. >> when you take a look at colin powell, you have to wonder where there's an endorsement based on issues or whether he's got a slightly different reason for preferring president obama. >> what reason would that be? >> well, i think when you have somebody of your own race that you're proud of being president of the united states -- >> shut it. it's a distraction from this. >> it's essentially let's cut taxes and compensate for that with other things, but that compensation does not cover all of the cuts. >> and this. ♪ >> yes, when you can't find the right note, try a different bait. >> if he spent the early years in hawaii smoking something, the next set of years in ind know sha. i'm not familiar with exactly precisely what i said, but i stand by what i said, whatever it was. snoof ♪ . >>> happy friday to you. we're 11 days out from the election and with the roar of the rallies, the ads and the bus tours growing ever louder, team romney decided it was time to create a bit of white noise, sununu style. other a certain key endo
than mitt romney's policy positions. now with just 27 days until the election, and for mr. romney it's all about the buckeye state where a cnn poll shows him tightening the gap but still down four points to the president following the debate in denver. romney is barrelling through the state. he's just wrapped up a rally outside bun's restaurant with new jersey governor chris christie in tow. earlier in mt. vernon he was busy dusting off the moderate mitt for a campaign blitz. >> we're going to fix our schools by making sure we put our kid and their parents and the teachers first. >> teachers first, right, of course. nobody will remember how you were saying, no more teachers, just a few months ago. >> he says we need more firemen, more policemen, more teachers. didn't he not get the message in wisconsin, the american people did, it's time for us to cut back on goth. >> yes, romney's been limbering up all year for this moment, and the president, too, shaping up. fop that end he's retooled his stump speech to reflect the new-found agility of his challenger. last night in columbus, drawi
the romney/ryan ticket. >> i'm a pro-life candidate, i'll be a pro-life president. >> our position is consistent and hasn't changed. >> he can't clear up confusion on his own budget. >> i don't have the time -- it would take me too long to go through all the math. >> oh, brother. just spin already. >> i just got to ask what's your personal best? >> 1under three. >> holy smoke. >> i stand by what i said, whatever it was. >>> we are pumped up, fired up, and jacked up with just hours until tonight's first and only face-off between vice president joseph biden and vice presidential nominee paul ryan. and what was once regarded as a popcorn side show has taken on far greater significance in the wake of the president's less than scintillating performance last week. democrats are anxious, republicans are hungry for a surge, and as ryan and biden take the stage tonight, they have a chance to influence this election at a volatile moment. and the president himself knows he's got to push harder against his ever-shifting rival. speaking just moments ago at a massive rally in miami. >> he's tryi
for more action going after romney/ryan on the 47%. >> these are the folks who talk about 47% of the american people being unwilling to take responsibility. it's about time governor romney takes some responsibility. >> biden had the crowd fired up after a debate performance many wish the president had given. one in which he outlined a blistering attack on his opponents, delivering a flurry of punches from the opening bell. >> romney said, no, let detroit go bankrupt. we moved in and helped people refinance their homes. governor romney said, no, let foreclosures hit the bottom. but it shouldn't be surprising for a guy who says 47% of the american people are unwilling to take responsibility for their own lives. my friend recently in a speech in washington said 30% of the american people are takers. these people are my mom and dad, the people i grew up with, my neighbors. they pay more effective tax than governor romney pays in his federal income tax. >> indeed. biden's performance was so impressive, the other party was forced to admit that they had taken a hiding. with even mit
a guy pretending to be mitt romney stood on a stage next to me. what $5 trillion tax cut? i don't know anything about a $5 trillion tax cut. >> we are going to win this. we're taking back the white house. >> the romney family is taking back this campaign. >> or not. >> that was kind of strange. trying to stick words in people's mouths. >> stay in your seats. there's just four weeks until election day. >> the top rate, for instance, would go from 35% to 28%. >> don't pay any attention to that tax cut behind the curtain. >> i'm not sure exactly precisely with what i said but i stand behind it, whatever it was. >> we begin exactly 28 days until the election with both the president and his challenger declaring they will win a race that is anything but settled. today their paths will cross again in ohio, the state that may yet decide this election. amid new signs of urgency from both campaigns. case in point, this afternoon's gallup poll showing the president leading mitt romney 49% to 46% among registered voters. among likely voters it's romney up by two leading the president 49% to 47%. f
. good lord. on the eve of the first debate, team romney flubs their lines. >> have you got lines already prepared, attack lines? >> i'm not really a line guy. overseas which is where you and i come from means lake superior. where i come from overseas we refer to lake superior. overseas, which as a wisconsinite means lake superior -- >> i'm not familiar with precisely with what exactly i said but i stand by what i said whatever it is. ♪ how you like me now ♪ how you like me now >>> we begin with the hunt to win october and in particular the next five days that could prove decisive in this presidential campaign. indeed, after a cruel summer that extended well into september, mitt romney is now in the air on his way to denver. more desperate than ever to shake the etch-a-sketch and restart his campaign with a must-win debate on wednesday. much is at stake with the latest battleground polls showing romney losing by 11 points to the president. with the first face-off looming on the horizon, romney finds himself saddled this monday with fresh doubts placed in his mind by the only two peopl
this message. ♪ >>> mitt romney basks in his moderate glow. >> did you get a chance to watch the debates? they have supercharged our campaign. >> just when i thought i was out, they pull me back in. >> this fall, i'm supporting richard mourdock for senate. >> life is a gift from god and i think even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape it is something that god intended to happen. >> there's so much at stake. i hope you'll join me in supporting richard mourdock for u.s. senate. >> i think even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape that it is something that god intended to happen. >> this is a man who i want to see in washington to make sure that we could not just talk about changing things but actually have the votes to get things changed. will you help me elect this guy? i'm not familiar precisely with exactly what i said but i stand by what i said, whatever it is. ♪ i've got a time bomb in my mind, mom ♪ ♪ it's going to go off and i don't know when ♪ ♪ i need a doctor to extract her ♪ >>> we are 13 days out from the presidential election and if t
. >> as for mitt romney, he and paul ryan have canceled events tonight and tomorrow, but earlier in ohio governor romney did extend his concern and sympathy. >> on the eastern coast of our nation a lot of people are enduring some very difficult times, and our hearts and our prayers go to them. >> indeed. prayers are always important, but even more so if romney were to become president since prayer and the private sector would take the place of the federal emergency management agency as he stated in a tea party debate last year. >> fema is about to run out of money and there are some people who say do it on a case by case basis and some saying maybe we're learning a lesson that states should take on more of a role. absolutely. every time you have an occasion to take something from the federal government and send it back to the states, that's the right direction. if you can go any further and send it back to the private sector, that's even better. >> to which one might ask, even better for who, mr. romney? we'll get to our panel for more on the intersection of a hurricane and presidential campaign
, mitt romney tried to turn an ohio campaign rally into a relief rally. collecting donations for storm victims with a viewing of his campaign video before hand and a few remarks. >> a lot of people hurting this morning. they were hurting last night and the storm goes on. i have had the chance to speak with some of the governors in the affected areas and they've talked about a lot of people having a hard time. you can't always solve all the problems yourself, but you can make the difference in the life of one or two people as a result of one or two people taking an effort. >> romney declared he would send the boxes of rice krispies and canned goods in a truck to new jersey. asked if romney would be visiting the state himself, new jersey governor chris christie dismissed the idea with a large dose of disdain. >> is there any possibility that governor romney may go to new jersey to tour some of the damage with you? >> i have no idea nor am i the least bit concerned or interested. i have got a job to do here in new jersey that's much bigger than presidential politics and i could care less
willing to go to war with any republican politician it considers a sellout. romney knows this too. if he tried to be anything other than a severe conservative, his presidency would be crippled. okay. that does it for "the cycle." on that note, martin bashir, it's all yours. >> thanks, steve. it's october, wednesday, the 131 31st, and we are moments from the president speaking amid the devastation of sandy. >>> we are now awaiting remarks from the president and governor chris christie after their tour of storm-ravaged southern new jersey. the president took in the damage from a chopper, then visiting with new jerseyians at a storm shelter near atlantic city, accompanied by governor chris christie. the jersey shore, once home to the frivolous activities of a reality show, now marked as the area hardest hit by the storm. whole towns, swallowed by the storm. communities and lives left in disarray. and with six days to go until the presidential election, there were no overt politics in new jersey today. with the commander in chief seizing the moment to work with a republican governor,
multipositioned illness that's been dogging mitt romney this entire campaign. >> we got to name this condition he's going through. i think it's called romnesia. if you come down with a case of romnesia and you can't seem to remember.policies that are still on your website or the promises you've made over the six years you've been running for president, here is the good news. obama care covers pre-existing conditions. >> yes, the president's plan will get him fixed up. lucky for mitt. certainly sounds as though that condition could be serious though. and down in sun city, florida, it was vice president joe biden who hit the same theme with a new twist on an old favorite. riffing on the president's description of romney's sketchy deal. >> but i would respectfully suggest they're not sketchy, they're etch-a-sketchy. they're shaking that sucker. i tell you what, dial in a new sketch. >> yes, indeed, they are desperately trying to dial in a new sketch, one that will lay out a path to the white house which is looking rather more challenging with two new nbc polls that reinforce the president's firewall
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